Italy: Rococo Folding Fan Italy: Rococo Folding Fan
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 Italy: Rococo Folding Fan Italy: Rococo Folding Fan
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Italian folding fan from the Rococo-Era

Front: Beautiful Ladies sitting on a big table at the sea having a party together with cupids and a gentleman. In the background new arriving guests waving happily to the group. The scene is framed by golden bordures.

Back: A lonesome landscape at the sea, a young lady is sitting under a tree and an arriving gentleman presenting a dove’s nest to her. Golden bordures framing the scene.

Leaf made of swanskin with paintings on both sides, watercolours (front) and gouache technique (back). The fan´s skeleton is made of carved and modeled ivory. Decoration of the front guarding stick is a bird of paradise. Rivet decorated with a gemstone.

Span width: 25 cm x 47 cm

Date: Italy (?) around 1790

Slight signs of usage, altogether in very fine condition.

2.100,-

*For art objects made of ivory special export declarations (CITES) must be submitted to the customs office